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Body cameras for BRPD put off another month

2 years 1 month 1 week ago April 22, 2015 Apr 22, 2015 Wednesday, April 22 2015 April 22, 2015 4:20 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Metro Council members put on hold any decisions Wednesday night about requiring Baton Rouge Police to use body cameras.

The council deferred a decision for 30 days. It will be back on the agenda for their May 27th meeting.

Council member C. Denise Marcelle said Wednesday night she's working on an ordinance she hopes to pair with the body camera decision in time for that meeting.

Marcelle also said money has been released already for a pilot program which would give Baton Rouge Police 100 body cameras. That program carries a price tag of $100,000.


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